Murray backs Federer as future Laver Cup captain

Federer finished his expert tennis job at the Laver Mug in London

Andy Murray has actually backed Roger Federer as a future Laver Mug captain after Bjorn Borg suggested the 6th version in Vancouver following year can be his last.

Federer bade goodbye to expert tennis at the competition in London at the weekend break, playing increases along with terrific competing Rafael Nadal on Friday in his last affordable suit, which finished in loss.

Group Europe endured a 13-8 loss to Group Globe in the Ryder Cup-style competition to make certain Federer, 41, was refuted one last prize yet a job for the captaincy will certainly open when Swedish terrific Borg actions away.

Federer, that won 20 Grand Slams in his flashing job, claimed he had no prompt strategies after hanging up his racquet yet it is most likely he will certainly wish to remain associated with the Laver Mug, which he assisted to produce.

” I make certain Roger is mosting likely to remain associated with the occasion in some capability and also perhaps eventually captain the group,” Murray claimed.

” Look, he’s terrific on the side (training). He enjoys a great deal of tennis, he enjoys the video game. I assume for ex-players that enter into training, I assume that is necessary to kind of remain existing and also recognize a great deal of the gamers.”

Murray made his Laver Mug launching at London’s O2 field, signing up with various other participants of the “Big 4”– Federer, Nadal and also Novak Djokovic in completing for Group Europe.

Djokovic shared his hope that Federer would certainly transform his hand to training.

” I assume that Roger can provide a great deal,” he claimed. “I suggest … it’s sensible to anticipate him to be able to share numerous helpful and also beneficial points with any person truly.

” If he ever before would certainly think about doing that, I make certain that he’s mosting likely to bring a great deal of favorable points to the renovation of that gamer, whether man or lady, in every facet on and also off the court.

” He’s unquestionably among the best gamers to play the video game, the method he played it, with his design and also ease.”

Both Murray and also Djokovic tasted beats on the last day to stop a desire ending for Federer, that enjoyed Group Globe win a maiden Laver Mug by a five-point margin.

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